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.1% in april, but job growth was down a little from march. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we analyze the new numbers, and assess the prospects of work for college graduates and other young people entering the job market. >> woodruff: then, ray suarez examines the apparent easing of the diplomatic crisis between beijing and washington over a blind activist, as chinese officials said today he can apply to study abroad. >> brown: margaret warner talks with author peter bergen about his new book "manhunt," a look at the long pursuit and final days of osama bin laden. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close tonight with a look at a national effort to engage young people at the local level through the music of marvin gaye and their own artistic expressions. >> brown: and we close we're like a broken down city. it's not just the economy that is causing cleveland the problem right now. it's the attitude; it's the struggle. we need to make a change. that's what i am expecting people to hear
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: the blind chinese activist now in a beijing hospital has changed his mind and wants to come to america, and he spoke by phone to congressmen in washington, saying he fears his family and friends are in danger. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the newshour tonight, we have the latest on the still unfolding story that's left u.s. officials struggling to resolve a tense diplomatic situation. >> brown: then, on the "daily download," we examine how the campaigns are using twitter hashtags to get out their messages. >> suarez: miles o'brien profiles a small private company trying to position itself for a big role in exploring frontiers in space. >> i'm talking about setting ultimately tens of thousands, virtually millions of people to mars and then going out there and exploring the stars. >> brown: judy woodruff talks with veteran congress-watchers thomas mann and norman ornstein, about extreme partisanship, the subject of their new book, "it's even worse than it looks." >> we've never s
the family of singer/songwriter is discussing with officials a public sendoff. the 75-year-old brown died wednesday of organ failure at john hopkins hospital in baltimore. d.c. mayor vincent gray said he might make the washington convention center available for a public funeral. it is expected to attract thousands of fans and dignitaries who followed chuck brown during four decades. >>> this weekend the tributeses to the father of go-go kin. >> reporter: a lot of people are continuing to celebrate the life of chuck brown. of course u street a place no stranger to chuck brown. he practically played every single venue. here at the velvet lounge, everything inside is dedicated to the father of go-go. he may be gone but what he left behind for generations was the biggest gift key have given washington, a music like identity. >> go-go to the city is what chuck gave. >> it's going to be fun. >> it's easy to do because he had so much good. >> reporter: those listening to his music and remembers the godfather of go-go isn't just a way to celebrate his life but make sure his legacy is never forget
of civil rights is one of long struggle and long fought victoriesment meet wanda brown of the missouri house of representatives. she's leading a new march of progress with her landmark bill hb-1621. >> this bill creates an environment that an employer can't fire an employee if they own firearms, if they use firearms. if you target-- if you target practice, if you hunt, they wouldn't have the right to fire you for that reason. >> right, but aren't gun owners already protected? >> we have a second amendment to the constitution that should be abided by at all times. >> wanda's bill like a second condom adds another layer of protection against employers who would disregard the constitution. >> i think i understand. you're the kind of person that sees discrimination somewhere, and wants to fight it. >> yes. >> thanks to wanda brown's crusade against injustice, hb-1621 saled through the house by 115-36, releasing gun owners from the shackles of persecution. >> now a gun owner can own a gun, and no longer be fired for it. >> true. i'm not aware of anybody having that problem. >> since when co
of washington and made a surprise visit to afghanistan today. good evening. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown+ with peace. and pursuing a more hopeful fu as equal partners. to borrow words from this agreement, we are committed to seeking a future of justice, peace, security, and opportunity. and i'm confident that although our challenges are not yet behind us that the future before us is bright. >> ifill: later the president spoke to u.s. troops he plans to address the american people from afghanistan at 7:30 eastern time tonight. for more on all this, we turn to patrick quinn, kabul bureau chief for the associated press joining us now by telephone. patrick, when did you learn that a presidential visit was imminent? >> well, we only found out just shortly before he arrived. there were rumors he was coming. but it was a complete surprise, i think, to almost everybody in afghanistan that barack obama decided to come here on the anniversary of osama bin laden's death to sign this agreement. >> ifill: tell us what you can about this agreement. how significant is it? >> well, the deal is not... th
and made a surprise visit to afghanistan today. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm geoffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the president's visit and the agreement he signed with president karzai spelling out the continuing u.s. commitment after american combat troops leave. >> ifill: then our series on the aftermath of the financial crisis continues with a look at how consumers and banks have altered their spending and lending practices. >> brown: ray suarez examines a new study showing a dramatic rise in the number of babies born addicted to prescription painkillers. >> brown: and judy woodruff gets two views on how hard the u.s. should press china over human rights violations. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breathing intelligence bringing people together to bring new ideas to life. >> look, it's so simple. >> in a year, the bright minds from inside and outside the company come together to work on an idea. adding to it from the road, improving it i
'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the blind lawyer's escape, and the diplomatic dilemma his case poses for the obama administration. >> woodruff: then, we explore how apple and other tech companies take advantage of the tax code, and sidestep millions in state and federal taxes. >> ifill: ray suarez examines the debate in wisconsin over recalling the governor. is it an early test of pro and anti union power for the november elections? >> brown: judy woodruff assesses the strength and influence of al-qaeda one year after the death of osama bin laden. >> ifill: and we close with a look at the combat paper project, a program for veterans that turns uniforms into art. >> i felt like there was pressure building up and i had nowhere to turn, no outlet, and the first time i started cutting the uniform i was literally separating away, tearing away at the fibers of war. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> everybody wants to stay healthy. when i moved to the united
>> brown: a chinese activist left the u.s. embassy in beijing today, but there are conflicting accounts on why and what will happen to him next. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the blind dissident who claimed today that chinese authorities threatened to beat his wife to death. >> brown: then, we turn to the presidential race, as the campaigns ramp up in virginia, expected to be one of several key battleground states. >> ifill: hari sreenivasan reports on the balancing act for educators who try to steer clear of politics when teaching climate science. >> the science classroom is about using fundamental principles of science. it's not about talking about policy debates. it's evidence. >> brown: ray suarez examines the shifting burden of responsibility in afghanistan after president obama signed a pact heralding a new era of partnership between the two nations. >> ifill: and judy woodruff talks with gerda weissmann klein about how her horrifying years in nazi captivity inspired her to work with students o
business that is mother's day. plus bobby brown sits down with matt lauer to talk about whitney houston and drugs. >> coming up the knicks couldn't handle the heat, the kpals got even and rajon rondo suspended. you're watching "early today". >>> good morning welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry and here are your top headlines. may day protests are planned today by occupy wall street activists in cities across the country. they plan rush hour demonstrations in new york and san francisco to block bridges. >>> dna evidence has cleared two men in texas who were officially exonerated in a rape and shooting 30 years ago. they shook hands with the judge who declared them innocent after decades behind bars. >>> and in colorado robert dewey was released after a court hearing that exonerated him also based on dna evidence. he had been in prison for 16 years. >>> finally in canada a large container was found washed up on shore and inside was a harley davidson motorcycle. it had a japanese license plate and was very rusty indicating it was debris carried across the ocean after the tsunami
. scooping up sunoco. and the big business that is mother's day. plus bobby brown sits down with matt lauer to talk about whitney houston and drugs. >>> coming up the knicks couldn't handle the heat, the capitals got even and rajon rondo suspended. you're watching "early today". >>> good morning, welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry and here are your top headlines. parliamentary committee has concluded that news corp chairman rupert murdoch is not a, quote, fit person to run a major international corporation. the committee found murdoch exhibited, quote, willful bli blindness towards wrongdoing. and the report also questioned the competence of murdoch's son, james. >>> may day protests are planned today by occupy wall street activists in cities across the country. they plan rush hour demonstrations in new york and san francisco to block bridges. >>> dna evidence has cleared two men in texas who were officially exonerated in a rape and shooting 10 years ago. they shook hands with the judge who declared them innocent after decades behind bars. >>> and in colorado robert dewey was rel
the hour, you will hear from scott brown who says that it's a national oceanic and atmospheric administration -- noaa, the group that wanted to hire a magician for an event, is doing many more frivolous things than that and it's the tip of the iceberg. >> there is a complete lack of accountability. >> greta: hear from senator tom coburn, congressman john mica and the many other examples of fraud, scams and schemes that will leave you fuming. they're draining your wallet and your faith in government. ch we spoke with former governor sarah palin, who was steamed about the waste. >> what are we getting for the tax dollars taken from our income, being sent to the federal government today? we are getting -- higher unemployment numbers than when barack obama first took over. we are getting less energy secure than when barack obama took over. there are so many problems in the federal government and it does -- this leadership, starting at the top, if the president isn't held accountable to make sure he's appointing the right people in these positions to run our government, we are in a
appears in brown face portraying a bollywood producer. some critics have called it racist. the ad has now been pulled. and the company is apologizing. so we'll have more on that. >>> let us begin with a check of the morning's top stories from natalie morales joining us from the news desk. hey, natalie. >> good morning, everyone. secretary of state hillary clinton is in beijing as the fate of that blind chinese disdented is now up in the air. nbc's ian williams is in beijing. ian, good day to you. >> reporter: natalie, with the u.s. brokered deal unraveling, the face of chen guangcheng is turning into a diplomatic nightmare for hillary clinton. they were trying to make it look like business as usual. the secretary of state meeting top chinese officials this morning for previously scheduled talks. addressing human rights only in broad terms. >> we believe that all governments do have to answer to citizens' aspirations for dignity and the rule of law and that no nation can or should deny those rights. >> reporter: the real test of u.s./china relations was being played out across town. u.s. o
, bobby brown's first interview since the death of his ex-wife whitney houston. >> fans, people who say they were close to whitney, say her life went downhill when she met bobby brown. how do you respond to that? >> his answer in a raw and revealing interview with matt. >>> and feeling the heat. a mother charged with child endangerment for taking her 5-year-old daughter to a tanning booth. but she claims it's all a big misunderstanding "today," but she claims it's all a big misunderstanding "today," wednesday, may 2nd, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. i'm ann curry. >> good morning, everybody, i'm savannah guthrie. matt is on assignment. and this morning u.s. officials are casting doubt on the taliban's claim that those suicide bombings were tied to president obama's visit, saying it would be hard to pull together a complex attack on such short notice. >> the president used his trip on the one-year anniversary of the death of osama bin laden to outline the future role of the u.s. military in afghanistan. in a speec
, thanks, bill. >>> coming up the octo mom goes belly up in a manner of speaking. >>> and bobby brown sits down to talk about whitney houston and drugs. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. so to make sure people get every word of the geico savings message i've been practicing how to talk like a true chicagoan. switching to geico could save you hundreds of dollars on car insurance... da bears. haha... you people sure do talk funny. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ clang ] my house is where plants came to die. ♪ but, it turns out all i was missing was miracle-gro potting mix. it's got what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months. you get bigger, more beautiful plants. guaranteed. who's got two green thumbs thanks to miracle-gro? uh, this gal. boom! everyone grows with miracle-gro. that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm. for half the calories plus veggie nutrition. could've had a v8. >>> welcome back to "first lo " look." time for entertainment news. bobby brown has flatly denied what many long assumed. he sai
a stir. you see him there in brown face, some say mocking an indian ak sent. it's triggered online backlash. it's been pulled, but some ask, has the damage been done? i'm sure donny will have strong opinions about it as well as star. the empty sheet is for me because i'm rushing in. we'll chat about that and a couple other hot topics with the professionals. >>> then on "today's money," we are making sure you've got enough money for your retirement. what are some of the things you need to do to make sure that you're comfortable in those later years. >> i'm so glad we do this segment so regularly because people really need this kind of advice. i pay attention to it. thanks a lot. >>> meantime, let's go inside and find out from natalie what the stories of the morning are. >> good morning, everyone. a change of heart for the blind chinese dissident at the center of a diplomatic standoff between washington and beijing. chen guangcheng and his family now want to leave china, fearing for their lives, and hope secretary of state hillary clinton can help. he is now in a hospital after leavi
of "news4 midday," bobby brown speaks out for the first time since whitney houston's death. what he's saying about her drug addiction. >>> plus, your passport to d.c. a month of events that will take you around the world without leaving the district. >>> and the heat is back, but so are the storms. i was paying too much with cable. paying so much, you want better quality. for the amount of money that i am paying, my cable company should take care of me. [ male announcer ] stop paying for second best. get verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month, guaranteed for two years with no annual contract required. first time we saw tv on fios was amazing. i was just in a... in a trance watching it. [ male announcer ] want even more value? choose a two-year contract and pick your bonus: hbo and cinemax for 12 months... or a multi-room dvr free for 12 months. fios internet...the speed, you can't compare. i'm able to take care of things much faster now. [ male announcer ] get fios: $99.99 a month, guaranteed for two years -- plus your choice of bonuses with a two year contract.
. >> mr. blair, did he send you one? >> yes. >> probably not mr. brown? >> no. probably -- >> rebekah brooks' close relationship with politicians goes to the heart of this inquiry and media ethics. >> you passed on material evidence, call it what you will gained from your few dinners with gordon brown. you passed that on to tony blair. is that true or not? >> he suggested that, sir? >> in the same way you're not telling me your sources i will not tell you mine. >> ok. we'll play this game all day. i think your source may be john prescott, and it's not true. >> the questioning turned to rebekah brooks' contacts with the current prime minister, david cameron and the meeting with the murdoch family in greece in 2008. >> whose idea was it that mr. david cameron meet with the murdoches in greece on this indication? >> i'm not sure -- on this o'indication? >> i'm not sure who came up with this idea. i think it was born out of the fact that mr. murdoch was there in the summer and it was organized through number 10. >> there must have been initiatives there within news international to make a
growth and jobs in europe. gov. brown ordered a hiring freeze for most a jobs last year because of the budget but it turns out there are plenty of state jobs to be had, tony lopez shows us getting one is easier than you might think >>> the man who played mr. freeze in that men may have left the building but the hiring freeze for state workers lose or the dome. >>> i want you guys to get your foot in the door i don't care what door opens to you and >>> meet the woman to help unlock the door to thaw the freeze to get people state jobs. people like chris dupes who got a job with the dmv the feeling is the same for this man who was ready to start a job with caltrans he realized in his search for a job and it paid off big time >>> the state will always be hiring >>> and its former state worker turned consultant and part-time instructor for the learning exchange in sacramento. there's reason her out to get his day job class is filled to capacity the success stories get around. >>> i have the drive i want to work >>> these men want to priuses and a mountain these two men could climb. h
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